Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sooke Harbour House and Environs

We stayed in two lovely inns off the west coast of British Columbia last month.  The first inn was Sooke Harbour House on Vancouver Island.  The town of Sooke is about 40 kms from Victoria, B.C.  Each room in Sooke Harbour … Continue reading

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Pasadena in October

We journeyed to Los Angeles (L.A.)  last month.  It was Pasadena to be exact.  One of us went to the Woodworking In America conference.  The other one enjoyed some good long walks around downtown Pasadena.  Pasadena is 16 km northeast of … Continue reading

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A Sunny Morning, A Heartwarming Visit and Simply Biscotti #14

We have had a member of our family visiting from the UK for the past while.  She is part of our family in every way except for that small matter of being part of the family tree.  A mere detail, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2012-Thank You Dad

Our father, Bill Allen, served in the army in World War II.  He initially trained others to drive tanks here on Canadian soil and then he served overseas-Northern Africa and Italy.  He service ended before the end of the war due … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of People

We are taking our time putting our allotment garden to sleep this fall.  Most of the plant material has been cleared except for some swiss chard and a half row of lovely fall carrots. We’d tried the carrots a few … Continue reading

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